Total 41 Posts
Wear a mask in public — Successive COVID infections increase health risks, new study5 min read
A new study shows that repeat COVID infections contribute to a significant additional risk of adverse health conditions in multiple organ systems. Long COVID is going to be a defining issue of our times.
China-bashing is being used to normalise mass-disability and loss of life4 min read
China’s Zero COVID policy is being criticised as a means of legitimising the abandonment of public health in the West.
When the strong help the weak, it makes us all stronger3 min read
Former PM Gordon Brown’s budget analysis sums up Liz Truss’s government plans perfectly. Wouldn’t it be good to be governed by grown-ups again?
It’s reassuring that summer was spent wisely planning for the coming COVID winter... or was it?3 min read
This summer, the government has done absolutely nothing to prepare schools, the NHS and communities for the coming autumn COVID wave nor has it got any plans for the subsequent winter COVID wave, a health expert explains.
Channel crossings: No “soundbite” or “three word answer”.7 min read
I had a dream last night where I was briefing a Prime Minister about practical, humane, ways to reduce channel crossings. You could tell it was a dream because they actually listened.
It’s been 12 long, painful years of Tory governments...5 min read
From the start, the Tories chose to reduce public investment and encouraged companies to prioritise profits over investment too. The result: whilst we claim to be a rich country, we now have 14.2 million people in poverty.
If you voted Tory for any of these 16 reasons, you made a big mistake.6 min read
If you ever voted Conservatives, or intend to at the next elections, see what they tell you they are going to do in power and look at what they actually did whilst in government. Why fact-checking is essential before voting.